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8th Annual Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection

The Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection is the state’s only event of its kind. It is a one-stop shop for wholesale food buyers to find new local sources. The industry-focused event is aimed at building wholesale food networks at the local level. The cornerstone of the event is the Suppliers’ Marketplace, a vendor fair exclusively featuring Arizona […]

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Community Celebration & Next Steps

Celebrate the completion of the Food Hub Feasibility Study with food, drink, & merriment! Student Activity: 1pm-3pm All-Community Celebration: 5pm-8pm

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Food Hub Prickly Pear Cook-Off

To celebrate the artisans and chefs in the Copper Communities, the Copper Communities Food Hub Study is hosting a prickly pear cook-off! Contestants will prepare their favorite recipes with a twist: they must incorporate prickly pear pads or tunas. The public is invited to join us for demonstrations from the participating artisans, taste-test the prickly […]

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Regional Food Producer’s Forum

As an extension of the Arizona Food and Farm Finance Forum, the Regional Food Producer Forums are 1-day mini-conferences that travel around the state to provide the opportunity for current and potential small-scale producers to convene, acquire knowledge in growing, processing, and selling, and to share best practices between rural communities. In the Verde Valley, […]

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Cooperating for a Co-Op: Presentation & Discussion in Kearny

Join us for a presentation and discussion on what collaboration can look like with the structure of a Co-op, and how we can elevate the value of our foods from the Copper Communities by working together– The presentation will cover the following– • What is an agricultural co-op? • What are the difference between a […]

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Cooperating for a Co-Op: Presentation & Discussion in Globe

Join us for a presentation and discussion on what collaboration can look like with the structure of a Co-op, and how we can elevate the value of our foods from the Copper Communities by working together– The presentation will cover the following– • What is an agricultural co-op? • What are the difference between a […]

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LFA Business Seminar: Lifecycle Marketing to Grow Your Sales, May 25

[Webinar] – Lifecycle Marketing is a simple framework that small businesses can use to attract customers, grow sales and deliver a wowing customer experience. This webinar will cover: Attract more customers to your business Grow your business sales Deliver a customer experience that will keep them coming back Cost of the event- $2o Register Here. […]

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Leveraging Your Localness with Kimber Lanning

The buy local message is sweeping the nation, but are you doing all you can to stay in front of the curve? Local First Arizona Director Kimber Lanning will be talking from her perspective as a small business owner and founder of Local First Arizona with vital examples and strategies you can bring directly to […]

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LFA Business Coalition Mixer – Connect CoWorking

Stay engaged, meet new people, learn about all of our wonderful businesses, and to see how much support there is for our local business community by attending our next mixer at Connect Coworking on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. Our networking mixers are an excellent way to meet fellow members and connect with LFA staff. Meetings […]

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